Category Archive for "Contemporary Buildings"

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The Color of the Average Indian Home

India is a land of much diversity. There’s variety in weather, in language, in mindset, and in settlements. No two houses are the same. And you can find at least one home of every kind. Through the grandeur of ostentatious bungalows and hardly held together slums, your eye settles on…

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Ahmednagar Fort

Ahmednagar Fort is in Ahmednagar, 120 kms north-east of Pune, in Maharashtra. It is close to 600 years old. Malik Shah Ahmed began its construction in1427, but it was completed by Hussain Nizam Shah in 1562. Over the centuries, the city and the fort came under the rule of various...
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Victoria Memorial, Kolkata

The Victoria Memorial is a famous landmark in Calcutta (now called Kolkata). It was built in the memory of Queen Victoria by the then Viceroy of India Lord Curzon; and is both a tribute to and a museum dedicated to the British monarch. The beautiful white building stands in the centre...
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CST Station Mumbai

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus or CST railway station in Mumbai was originally called Victoria Terminus or VT station, in honor of Queen Victoria. Today, as a part of Central Railway in India, CST serves hundreds of thousands of passengers and commuters everyday through its long-distance and local train services. The British...
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